HIS 1520

World Civilizations from the Modern Era

4 Credits

Prerequisite: Placement into ENG 1510 or higher.

In this course we will trace major characteristics of human civilizations throughout the world beginning with the era of global interaction (16th century) until the present by exploring their cultural, social, ideological, economic, and political institutions. We will draw comparisons in order to illustrate the diversity and similarity among civilizations and in order to develop a global view of world systems.

GE Outcomes: Critical Thinking, Global Understanding and Responsibility